Meet the Staff


  • Cheryl Curlew

    executive pastor of outreach

    Cheryl is married to Tim Curlew and is a proud mother of four (Jessica, Nick, Christopher, and Stephen) and delighted grandmother to three (Noa, Aylah, and Owen ). She loves to read, support moms, and tell people about Christ. Cheryl used to work at McDonalds, working her way from the bottom all the way to overseeing five stores. She is a graduate of Old Orchard Beach High School and Nazarene Bible College (B.A. 2005). Cheryl is reprising her role as director of Lighthouse Preschool & Daycare.

  • Katie Daley

    Worship Leader

    Katie works part time as a music teacher and full time as a wife to Todd and mother of two girls, Ella & London. Katie enjoyes music, theatre, socializing with family and friends, and going to the beach with her girls. 

  • Amanda Lawton

    director of Lighthouse School & Children's pastor

    Amanda is married to Aaron and mother to Alethea. She likes good movies and good food. She is also an accomplished hostess. She is passionate about seeing children & teens experience Christ in the church community. She is a graduate of Deering High School (2002) and Central Bible College (B.A. 2006)

  • Art Magnuson

    teaching Pastor

    Art has transitioned into an associate role here at SPCN after serving as interim for almost a year. Art will be the pastoral representative on the properties and budget committees as well as helping with preaching and visitation.

  • Kelly Miner

    office manager

    Kelly is wife to Chris and mother to Ashton & Sarah-Rose. She enjoys photography, spending time with family, crafting, and playing games. She has a B.A. in Communication from Salem State University. (2002)

  • kim Richardson

    associate of church planting

    Pastor Kim is husband to Marilyn. They are blessed with two daughters and four grandchildren. Kim is an experienced pastor and currently coaches and mentors church planters and revitalization pastors. He is co-founder of Vision Partners, an organization dedicated to church health. BA Psychology 1972 Eastern Nazarene College, MDiv 1978 Nazarene Theological Seminary, DMin 1991 Fuller Theological Seminary

  • Nancy Smith

    executive pastor of next steps

    Nancy is from Upstate N.Y.  She, along with her husband Frank are dedicated to serving God and have a passion for helping people to connect – to God and to one another. Nancy and Frank love spending time with family and friends, taking hikes, and enjoy everything outdoors, along with a few things that aren’t! Such as eating seafood and watching football.

  • ajay vyas

    senior pastor

    Ajay Vyas is married to Julie. They have five incredible children: Liberty, Alexia, Kassidy, Jayce, and Lincoln. Ajay has a deep love for Jesus and family ministry. He comes to us from the Baltimore, Maryland area.

  • julie vyas

    Associate Pastor

    Julie is a district licensed minister and wife to Pastor Ajay. In addition to caring for their 5 children, she has taken up the role of Office Manager. In her free time, Julie loves to create and build things with her power tools.